New York Metro GFA Presents: Baby, Toddler & Child Care for International Adoptive Parents Workshop

New York Metro GFA Presents: Baby, Toddler and Child Care for International Adoptive Parents Workshop!
Date & Time: Saturday, April 21, 2012 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Gladney's NYC Office 850 Seventh Avenue, Suite 801, New York, NY 10019 
Cost: GFA: $132/couple or $80/individual
non-GFA: $165/couple or $100/individual
RSVP: Gladneycommunity.com/BabyToddlerChildCare    SPACE IS LIMITED! Sign up today!
 
This workshop is offered by the Infertility and Adoption Counseling Center and hosted at the Gladney Center NYC office.
It will cover:

  • Preparing for international travel
  • How to care for your child while overseas and what to bring on your trip
  • Expectations and tips for meeting your child
  • Surviving the flight home  
  • Impacts of institutionalization and typical medical issues  
  • Basic child care and medical care
  • Strategies for adjusting and transitioning your child at home
  • Understanding your child's needs
  • How to choose a pediatrician

About the workshop facilitator: Bridget Devine, is an IAC Center Counselor who provides individual, family, and group counseling; and facilitates our Older Child Adoption and WISE Up Workshops. She will see IAC Center clients in Montclair, NJ and NYC offices. Drawing upon her hands-on adoption experience and her adoption counseling experience with children, teens and adults, Bridget brings both strong counseling skills and particular insights into the life cycle issues in adoption to her work.   
 
 
Questions? Please contact Karen Kwan at karen.kwan@gladney.org or 212-868-3434 ext. 307
 

CONTACT GLADNEY:

Gladney Center for Adoption
6300 John Ryan Drive | Fort Worth, Texas 76132-4122

Headquarters: 817-922-6000   Pregnant?: 1-800-GLADNEY
International Adoptions: 1-800-INT-ADOP
Domestic Adoptions: 1-800-687-3097
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